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mike - given your extensive back catalogue of mix reviews, could you magic up a list of, say, ten to use as reference tracks during mixing? I appreciate that reference tracks are usually specific to the genre we're mixing in, but to get ten fine examples of, for example, best use of stereo width and depth, clarity in the low end etc, would be amazing and super-useful
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forumuser901190 wrote:mike - given your extensive back catalogue of mix reviews, could you magic up a list of, say, ten to use as reference tracks during mixing? I appreciate that reference tracks are usually specific to the genre we're mixing in, but to get ten fine examples of, for example, best use of stereo width and depth, clarity in the low end etc, would be amazing and super-useful.


Well, funnily enough, I've actually been doing exactly this as a series of weekly 'Reference Of The Week' posts for my Cambridge-MT site patrons since the beginning of the year -- and the first couple of posts (Finlay Quaye's 'Even After All' & Outkast's 'Bowtie') are actually public access if you wanted to check those out. (There's also a directory of all my other Cambridge-MT reward content here, if you fancy getting involved.)

Otherwise, though, there are lots of reference suggestions here too.
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Hello again, everyone!

Just checking in to remind people that new Mix Review critiques are continuing to appear every Friday over at TheMixReview.org -- and the latest additions include:


Plenty of mixing and production tips in that lot... :)
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One of my favourite parts of SOS magazine was readers tracks, reading suggestions to improve the mix of their tracks.

SOS views of mixing mastering in modern commercially released music gave me the insight and courage to mix, master, my tracks the way I do and to request the mastering engineer to do certain things.

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"Massive props to producer Fabrizio Ferraguzzo here – and I’m hoping his monitor controller is his secret sauce, as he appears to be using the same one as me…" :think:
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tea for two wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 10:00 am Mike spill the beanz
"Massive props to producer Fabrizio Ferraguzzo here – and I’m hoping his monitor controller is his secret sauce, as he appears to be using the same one as me…" :think:

Hah! It's the SPL 2381. Been using it for more than 15 years. Had it serviced a few years back and it's still working well.
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